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Little Horse Trail

Sedona, AZ
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Ranked #23 of 59 attractions in Sedona
Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Mountain biking
Traveler Description: This is a beatiful trail for hiking and intermediate to advanced mountain bike riders.  This is an out and back trail that people usually access from... more »
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I hemmed and hawed about which, of the thousands of hikes, to do during my one-day visit in Sedona. This trail did not disappoint. First, any trail in Sedona with views is going to be stunning. Half the time, I didn't know which rock formation I was looking at, but my jaw dropped nonetheless. Here's what I was looking for... More

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Hobart, Australia
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

i started from chicken point and started off on little horse trail but it was a bit vague so turned back and took what i thought was the correct trail. it became quite undulating and more and more vague until i arrived on a bare rock slab/cliff place where i couldn't find the trail. i searched around but couldn't find... More

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

About 1 and 1/2 miles, located in the village of Oak Creek. Signs for the parking lot right of the main highway. Check out the ranger station not too far out of town toward the interstate.

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Fairfield, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Little Horse Trail is great. It takes you to Chicken Point and all along the way you see Chapel Rock and the wonderful red rocks around the Chapel. It is a moderate hike and ends with dramatic views.

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A great hike to a scenic overlook. Probably my favourite hike, because of the variety of vistas you experience along the way, and it was not too difficult for a person (like me) with bad knees. We took some wonderful photos.

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Seattle, Washington
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19 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We're not accomplished hikers but this trail was well within our abilities. Nice views along the way, but the seriously great view comes at the end. We went a little past Chicken Point on the Broken Arrow trail...not very far along you'll come to another stupendous viewpoint. Was a little annoyed by the mountain bikers and Pink Jeeps, but they... More

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Climbed this in half the time most reviews state in their descriptions. It's actually a great trail to run down if interested. Views on the top are OK, but views from the top are awesome.

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Palmdale, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Red Rock pass required. Toilets in parking lot. Located on the eastern side of Sedona off the 179. As we were hiking Cathedral Trail I overheard a woman saying she had hiked this trail and it was spectacular. I went the next afternoon and have to agree with her. The panoramic views during the entire hike were gorgeous. We hiked... More

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toronto
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I was only in Sedona for two days in mid December. The ranger at the entrance to the Coconino Forest highly recommended this hike and the West Fork trail in Oak Creek Canyon. To park one's car and do this hike (the entrance to Little Horse trail is in the overlook just before the turnoff to Back of Beyond road),... More

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Orange, California
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Good work-out and the reward is a terrific vista! Start at the Little Horse trail head and go up to Chicken Peak - quite steep at the end....then finish your hike by going on the Chapel trail - enjoy the views from the Chapel and the beautiful architecture - then retrace your steps back to the trail head. We found... More

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